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ID if poss please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 19:41

Probably ejukayshunal BB 

ID if poss please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 19:27

Sunny here too Alan - gorgeous weather   

Lots of watering needed, but hey ho, that's gardening 

ID if poss please

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 18:29

The first is bronze fennel

I think the third pic is Sisyrinchium striatum 

Hi :) Newbie here :) Needing friendly advice ?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 18:25

Honeysuckle will want it's roots to be cool and moist and in the shade and it's top in the sunshine, whereas Passiflora quite likes being totally in the sun all day. 


Posted: 12/06/2014 at 18:22

Potting up, potting on and watering today   A bit of planting out too, including the bought runner bean seedlings - when planting them out I only came across one of the seeds that I'd planted that showed any signs of germinating.  The seeds were probably a bit too dried out - I should've soaked them.  Oh well, never mind. 

I've decided that although my garden is quite big enough for me - I need more space for storing pots etc and a very large cold frame - do you think next door would notice if I moved the fence a bit? 

Ground elder in raised beds for veggies, oh no!

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 17:05

Get some glyphosate and a small artist's paintbrush and paint it on the ground elder leaves, then leave it to die down.  If you do this every time a new bit appears eventually you'll beat it.

If you keep pulling it out before the glyphosate has turned the ground elder leaves brown the roots will regrow double treble quadruple ..............

Good luck 

Sap sucking somethings?!

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 16:52

Possibly the remains of whitefly? 

Beetle ID

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 16:28

One of the Shield Bugs - well named aren't they?  Lots of info & pics here 

they won't harm your garden. 


Posted: 12/06/2014 at 16:11

Clari - can you take aspirin - it's anti-inflammatory properties are sometimes enough to sort out an imminent ear problem for me if I take some in time. 

Help needed identifying these seedlings.

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 15:56
chrissieB wrote (see)
The one thing I would love to have is a book or website which showed what seedlings look like both weeds, annuals and vegetables. Does anyone know of anything out there? 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Brown patch on lawn

Yet another cause of brown patches on lawn identified 
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How to get around the current problem .... 
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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

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A perennial for a shady, long and very narrow border

Suggestions welcome 
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Caterpillar ID

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ID please

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Slug Pubs - research opportunity

Which beer is best? 
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Plant in need of ID

Does anyone recognise this? 
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Hazels looking for a home

Free plants for Norfolk/North Suffolk gardeners 
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Under-gardener Award

Sometimes they really deserve a pat on the back 
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Visit to Bressingham Gardens Tuesday 20th May

Yes, that soon!!! 
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World Naked Gardening Day

Did you participate? 
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Decision of the day

..... if you're in a quandary, big or small, why not share it ......... 
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All right .... own up .... which ones of you do this?

Result of RHS Survey 
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Planning planting combinations

Your suggestions? 
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